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Is this sentence correct?

How does a small child do? Thank you!
 

Harry12345

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Thank you very much for your answer!

I am just a English bignner. My teacher asked me to correct this sentence. But I don't know where is wrong and how to correct.

Can I correct it like this: What does a small child do? Thank you very much!
 
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had it been "how does a child do that"than it would have been right sentence otherwise "what does......do" is also right.
 

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Thank you very much for your answer!

I am just a English bignner. My teacher asked me to correct this sentence. But I don't know where is wrong and how to correct.

Can I correct it like this: What does a small child do? Thank you very much!
Yes, that's a correct sentence.
But I wouldn't call that a correction of the sentence since it means a completely different thing. It's been changed to a different question. But that's the probably the answer.
 

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had it been "how does a child do that"than it would have been right sentence otherwise "what does......do" is also right.

Teacher: "what does ... do that" is incorrect.

If you've heard something that a child can do and would like to know how it does that, then you ask "how does a child do that?"

"what does a child do?" means you want to know what it does. :up:
 
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